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Old 04-16-2009, 10:40 AM   #1
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Engine displacement, better grip

I saw this video about an hpf m3, dinan m5, porsche and a ford gt. When the cars seemed to be going real hard the gt just blasts by them. I know they are like $200,000 cars but I also saw a video of a twin turbo gt that didnt spin the tires at all with like 1400hp and like the hpfs spin in 4th. I know bmws are 50-50 weight but would a mid engine create better traction?
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Old 04-16-2009, 10:44 AM   #2
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Old 04-16-2009, 10:54 AM   #3
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mid engines splace the weight in the rear roughly over the rear axle + Tire spin is driver error not hp related
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